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Lame Duck Republican Legislature Tries to Strip Democrats' Power

Lame Duck Republican Legislature Tries to Strip Democrats’ Power in Wisconsin

December 7, 2018

Since Democrats won all statewide races in Wisconsin, the Republican strategy is to illegally erase their loss by disempowering the offices that the Democrats won. The Nation’s John Nichols discusses the situation

As Voter Fraud Scandal in North Carolina Deepens, Democrats Push Voting Rights Bill

As Voter Fraud Scandal in North Carolina Deepens, Democrats Push Voting Rights Bill

December 6, 2018

Tar Heel Democrats are voting to expand voter rights, while Republicans push voter IDs to hold on to power. We speak to NC state representative Graig Meyer

GM Plants Close and Auto Workers Lose Jobs - but There Is an Alternative

GM Plants Close and Auto Workers Lose Jobs - but There Is an Alternative

December 4, 2018
Responding to the five GM plant closings and 14,000 layoffs, former Canadian Auto Worker union Research Director Sam Gindin talks about alternative strategies to the neoliberal and right wing approaches that fail society
Conflict on US-Mexico Border Intensifies, With No Clear Resolution Ahead

Conflict on US-Mexico Border Intensifies, With No Clear Resolution Ahead

December 4, 2018

Thousands of asylum seekers are camped out in Tijuana, Mexico, near US border, as thousands more are making their way north, caught between the closed US border and US policies that forced them to flee

3 US Soldiers Killed, 50 Civilians Die in Retaliatory Bombing Afghanistan's Endless War

US Bombing Kills 30 Civilians in Afghanistan as US-Led War Enters its 18th Year

November 30, 2018

Casualties in the 17-year US war effort in Afghanistan is higher now than any time since 2009. Former marine and state department official Matthew Hoh says that there still is no end in sight.

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams Vows to Continue to Fight Voter Suppression

Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Stacey Abrams Vows to Continue to Fight Voter Suppression

November 20, 2018

Republican candidate Brian Kemp will be next Governor of Georgia, but Stacey Abrams vows a legal fight for voter rights while building a new movement

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ICE Holds Record Number of Immigrants, Including 14,000 Children

November 19, 2018

Over 44,000 immigrants are being held by a system that is increasingly privatized, while a humanitarian crisis is looming at the border

US Dept of Defense Failed Audit While Spending $5.9 Trillion Since 9/11

US Dept of Defense Failed Audit While Spending $5.9 Trillion Since 9/11

November 19, 2018

The Watson Institute released its report ‘Costs of War,’ showing astronomical costs of $5.9 trillion and at least 500,000 killed due to the never-ending war on terror. Is there an alternative? The report was published on the heels of the news that the Pentagon failed its first and only audit

Stan Lee: Unpacking the Complex World of Pop Culture and Black America

Stan Lee: Unpacking the Complex World of Pop Culture and Black America

November 18, 2018

Pop Culture has generally been defined by outsider culture. Marvel Comics’ creator Stan Lee personified this with X-Men & Black Panther. On the occasion of his passing, Todd Burroughs, Eddie Conway, and Kalima Young examine Lee’s complex legacy